Tag: TORTURE

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Calls for arrest as former FBI agent accused of torture visits London

Accused torturer and former FBI agent Ali Soufan arrives in the UK at the invitation of the infamous Henry Jackson Society. CAGE: “The authorities must seize the opportunity to arrest him. Call the Police SO15 War Crimes Investigation Unit and demand they arrest him: 02072303939”

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UK Gov Apologises for role in kidnap & torture after six years of denial

After wasting more than £750,000 of tax-payer money defending itself, the UK Government this week finally admitted their complicity in kidnap and torture, and apologised for their “appalling” treatment

The Qur’an Saved his Life from American Torture

Although my conversation with #FBItorture victim Ali al-Marri was brief, he revealed his secret weapon that made him the superior party in this ordeal despite the whip being in another’s hand...

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Torture on US soil exposed for the first time in shocking CAGE report

The story of Ali al-Marri is in fact an inspiring one considering his relationship with the Qur’ān during prolonged periods of torture and solitary confinement—designed to break people—is what saved his sanity and indeed his life.

Beyond Glass Ceilings

There may be glass ceilings and there may be ceilings of barbed wire for the women of this world. But there exists no ceiling between us and our Creator...

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Death to returning Syrians says Assad’s General

During an interview with Syrian News Channel known as Alikhbaria Syria, Issam Zahruddin a top Syrian commander made some shocking remarks. Zahruddin is a Major General of the elite Presidential Republican Guard of Bashar Al-Assad in the city of Deir al-Zour. The interview which took place on state television –

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Historic legal case against CIA torture psychologists

"Our clients’ groundbreaking case has changed the legal landscape..."

How to react to the death of President Karimov

Qatāda b. Rib’i reported that the Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said: “…(the death of) a wicked person relieves the people, the land, the trees, (and) the animals from him.” President Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan, who was responsible for gross abuses towards human beings and excessive persecution of Muslims

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Is BBC’s Panorama Normalising Torture?

Is BBC's Panorama Normalising Torture? On Monday 3 August, the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme Panorama broadcast Panorama: Fighting Terror with Torture. The documentary looked at the CIA’s torture programme used on detainees during the War on Terror. I watched the programme because it is an area of interest which

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Guantanamo Bay: Oxygen for ISIS

In light of the CIA Torture Report said to be declassified today, Asim Qureshi, Research Director of CAGE examines the use of the iconic orange jumpsuits from the detainees in Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib to the hostages kept by the Islamic State. Islamic State's tactics have been taken directly from